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champion 2012 san francisco giants. [cheers and applause] now to make a very special presentation please welcome the great mayor of the great city of san francisco mayor ed lee. >> audience: let's go giants! let's go giants. >> let's go giants. wow how thrilled we're are to have the world series champions back in san francisco. what a year it has been. it's been the year of the orange dragon. yeah! . orange october. but you know we have celebrated, we have screamed, we have shouted all year long and once again the giants have captured our imagination and team work and they did the hard work. often we look at sports and we have super stars and we have super stars but there is a motto on the clubhouse wall and it says "25 guys, one common goal, win today". [cheers and applause] and they certainly live up to this motto. when i see young people, all of the city supporting giants gear it's about the impact of this team. it is hard work, perseverance and hard work and work with each other. did bruce bochy and these 25 guys quick when they lost the first two games against cincinnati?
that we call investors that kept us here in san francisco and goes to the front office comprised of men and women dedicating their lives to this team and goes to baseball operations and the fierce -- the fierce, the ferocious drive of brian saibian and his staff and the most storied manager in san francisco giants history and his teachers and coaches and on to the training and medical staff, but inevitably it will always draw right on the backs of the men who have numbers on their backs. it's up to them to forge together a chemistry that allows them to believe in one another and this they did. this they did. and with sergio romo threw the last pitch in the 2012 season and he struck out miguel cabriara this group in one pitch they justified -- they justified that expectation, and now they stand before you today humbly stand before you today, and their accomplishment has matched the verrossity of your adoring devotion. no other way to say it and to allow them to plant a plag and once again they can say it loudly "we are the giants. we are san francisco, and we are the world champions"
of steve silver's beach blanket babylon. [cheers and applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the san francisco 49ers -- >> [inaudible] >> woo. >> laughter. come on. the san francisco giants. [cheers and applause] that's better. the detroit tigers. and that can only happen in the greatest city in the world, san francisco! [cheers and applause] >> "san francisco, open your golden gate". (music). [cheers and applause] "san francisco, when i get home again i'm coming home". [cheers and applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome giants' announcer renel brooks moon. >> what's up everybody? hello san francisco giants fans. [cheers and applause] how are you doing? this is so nice. we had to do it twice; right? thank you all for coming out today. and ladies and gentlemen it is my honor to welcome you to the official city celebration honoring your 2012 world series champions san francisco giants. now, as we gather together as a community today to celebrate this joyous occasion we do want to take a moment first to recognize those impacted by hurricane sandy and mourn the lives loft from t
rocking san francisco city hall indian way. how about a big round of applause for all our dancers? all right. [applause] all right. once again let's hear it for your singers, our dancers from everywhere here in the san francisco bay area. [applause] all right. good singing. good dancing. posting the eagle staff at this time. be shout out to larry harrison for taking care of our eagle staff. you maybe seated. calling up to the podium at this time michael lupdtin and vice president of the marketing and branding for this station. >> hi everyone. can you hear me? hello everyone. i am from kqmd and i wanted to welcome you to this eighth annual indian heritage celebration. we are honored to be honoring four heroes from the community who have tirelessly worked throughout the year to provide the kind of service that admissible media is about and engaged community and robust heritage is about. nominated by community leaders they have worked at the grass-roots level and share the highest values we all share. as a public supported media organization we are committed to this and in no
of the drinks. so i really feel that given his length of service to san francisco in terms of business from the '70s with his bagel shop that his permit be granted and i appreciate your time. thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> yes, good evening. my name is scott cronenburg and i want to document some of the history of gary goldstein as a business person. that has benefited san francisco. in 1979 gary and i opened holy bagel in what was known then as the mission district. we had to go through numerous hearings with the planning commission to get a conditional use permit. but we prevailed and the outcome of that was that we eventually had four successful stores in san francisco generating thousands of dollars in sales tax, license fees, paraphernalia payroll taxes. the original holy bagel is still in business on 24th street. it's now going on 34 years. gary has only benefited the city of san francisco through community outreach, donations. he has donated food products and money from anywhere from casa delas mad reses to the san francisco unified school district. i believ
.details on san francisco's second murder of the year. and bart police are looking a homicide outside a plus.kron-4 is in atlanta ready for a trip to the controversy surrounding star tonight at 11 -- san francisco police are second murder this year. and killed while driving near fillmore and geary streets around five-thirty this evening. multiple shots at a black four door car. authorities say the suspect got away in a white or silver car. the victim later died at san francisco general. the suspect is only described as a black male, who was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. >> in the middle of the day when you think it is safe now you have to worry about getting shot. >> tonight - police are investigating another deadly shooting at a san leandro bart station. the bay fair bart station was reopened a couple hours ago. the shooting killed one person and injured another. kron4's alecia reid has the >> over dozens of shell casings were counted at the scene it. this man was shot dead and a woman was also hit by the gunfire. she was rushed to hospital and is expected to be okay. >> people to not v
great. this saturday you're invited to bicycle with the san francisco midnight mystery ride as they set out to a new mystery location in sf. where to meet, post their locationses on the website and facebook page to answer. only the ride leader knows where they're going so bring your sense of adventure. rides are generally around five miles and all levels of cyclists are welcome. and that's the weekly buzz. for more information about any of these events visit us at sf grouch tv.or >> so, we're just going to take you through this really quickly. over 200 parks, over 1100 facilities are all contained within this. everything is based around you as a human being have your app. if you're looking for a park or if you're not familiar with any of the parks here in the city are, this app is a perfect accessory. so we're basically zooming in on the map right now. you can see the clustering 2 12 parks. as you get closer in, it lets you know where you're at. i'll zoom in on a park. you can see many different parks here. if you go to dolores, we'll start to see all of the facilities that
into the future, taking this, working with some other departments like san francisco arts, we're creating access for people, creating efficiency with the government being able to manage transactions, creating a platform for people to actually interact with the city on a level that hasn't been done before. so, ideally, using the san francisco rec and park, the future san francisco arts app, using our mobile commerce to manage that is creating jobs, revenue, and efficiency for the public and tourists to be able to navigate san francisco in a way that hasn't been done before. thank you. >> all right. (applause) >> so, we're going to show another application from motion launch, the founder and ceo, john, will be sharing some of the work that they're doing. they're based here out of san francisco and they've got a great announcement to make. >> i am jon mills. i'm ceo of motion loft. we started about three years ago developing sensors that we could place around cities that would give us some analytics on how people move around cities and how vehicles drive around cities. so, currently we have 16 neig
of activity of the newest innovations that san francisco will be famous for. i also love the fact that just a couple of blocks from here is where our san francisco giants are moving on to the world series. but just in this room, all of you are giants and making sure that san francisco is the world champion when it comes to innovation. >>> 13 years ago, i like all of you started a company. i started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor ne
here we are in san francisco, i can say with some public comfort that pg&e is a signatory to the green button, download my data. and basically you go to the utility website. you can download your own green button data which by itself is, well, i'm an energy guy, an energy geek. i consider with confidence. it is not interesting, necessarily, but when you take your green button data and you give it to some companies, they have amazing things they can do with that green button to, again, save you money. something as simple as if you look at your green button which is kilowatt hours for those that are engineering minded, a line grab if you think about t some companies today can look at your green button and figure out if your refrigerator is broken function need a new air conditioner. that's real money if you think about it at a commercial or industrial scale. that is one data set. to your other question about what is the federal government doing, we're seeking not just an energy, but across the government to engage entrepreneurs and innovators across all the different sectors. for those o
awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community leaders who are dedicated to the same principles and are positive
the same question at the end. i am a real estate attorney and arrested broker in san francisco. i have been here for half of my life, true in a couple of months. i have been a real estate attorney for the last 15 years here san francisco and for a few years in oakland. for the last 12 years i have worked primarily as a real estate broker. i have quite a bit of experience with the appraisal process. i am a homeowner here in san francisco. that is in true; i have been a renter for the last two months; for the previous 15 years, an owner of single-family homes and a few condos and also the landlord. i understand all of those perspectives. i also was the president and secretary depending on the year of homeowners associations; i have been and adjunct professor; work with the san francisco ethics boards of the san francisco association of realtors. i have sat on the san francisco association of realtors arbitration board. i have chaired the forms committee for the san francisco association of realtors, the education committee and on the california association of realtors form and education com
of the school district of san francisco and through that became involved in politics and at some point decided to run for office. >> you have lived in san francisco for awhile. why did you decide to live here? supervisor campos: i have always felt that san francisco is unique. i have always loved this city. i think that san francisco is -- it represents the best of what this country has to offer. it is a place that welcomes people from all over the world, from all over the country, and is a place that not only tolerates, but actually increases diversity. it is a place that is forward thinking in terms of how it looks at issues, and it has always felt like home. as a gay latino man, i felt this was a place where i could be happy. >> why did you get involved? supervisor campos: i think a lot of the past to do with my being an immigrant. i am very grateful for all the opportunities this country has given me. only in this country could someone like me have an opportunity to go from having nothing to go to stanford, harvard law school, and to be an attorney. it really is a way of giving back. i rea
to understand what that meant. when my first child was born in 1976, i joined the san francisco jcc. she went to preschool there and i joined the board. i converted when i was eight months pregnant with my third child in 1982 and i was president of the jcc from '86 to a '89. during that time, i was fully in touch with the jewish life. it was amazing. at a conference, i met gary tobin who was then the director of the center for modern jewish studies at brandeis. with the emfa. >>> word modern there. he was very interested in how jewish life was moving forward and he was very -- we had a lot of synergy and our interests in life. he moved the center for modern jewish studies out to san francisco and we became independent. >> along the way, you got married? >> yes, i did. we got married. exactly. >> and what does the institute actually do? >> we are focused on identifying the most difficult questions facing the jewish community, the most pertinent questions and primarily those that don't essentially have the data available to answer these questions and
the holiday season in san francisco, welcome, founder and executive director of the rainbow world fund, jeff cauter. >> thanks donna and that great introduction and i must say that you look particularly fabulous tonight. >> if you are not familiar with the rainbow world fund we are an international service agency based in the gay and lesbian and transgender and friends community. so we are gay and straight people coming together. and what we do is we work within our community to educate people about issues of humanitarian aid and world need. and as we raise our community's consciousness, we fund and we raise funds to support relief efforts all around the world. our projects focus on, education, hunger, safe drinking water, and disaster relief, and all kinds of different ways of helping people. we have ongoing projects in cambodia, haiti, and south africa and helping out in areas just as the tsunami in south east asia and the earthquake and tsunami in japan and last year, and during hurricane katrina we tributed one mill object pounds of food aid. [ applause ] >> and all of that is coming fro
francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of the other cities that are doing really well in terms of open data? >> i should be clear. when san francisco is third, we have a pact. i'll add to that actually. what's great in san francisco is there is not just going to be a chief data officer. there is also the office of civic innovation. jay's team, shannon's team. by having both of those units in place i think there is going to be a really powerful team. because you can't just open up the data. you have to do things like this, where you get the community together or you have people actually talking about it because the demand side, as we were talking about it, will be there because there is going to be someone there. there have to be people working with it who are getting out there. i think this is what this city is going to be really powerful. in terms of other cities doing as well, chicago is doing some really interesting stuff. scary cool stuff. they're taking 3 in 1 data, pothole request and crime
crabtree's lawyer is weighing in. san francisco police are investigating the alleged incident, that said to have happened at a san francisco hotel early sunday morning - just hours after crabtree helped the niners blow out the packers. police say crabtree is cooperating in the investigation. and has not been detained or arrested.he is expected to play in tomorrow's n-f-c championship game. and late today crabtree's lawyer released a statement quote- "michael fully cooperated with the inspectors and will continue to do so throughout the investigation. out of respect and integrity for the process, we have no further comment at this time." >> we are now less than 24 hours away from tomorrow's noon kickoff in the nfc championship game between the niners and falcons. the winner goes to the super bowl. many 49ers fans are already in atlanta tonight getting warmed up for tomorrow's big game. kron 4's j.r. stone also made the trip.and he and has spent the day with niners die hards from the bay area. >> reporter: just 2,400 mi. away from san francisco i am in hotlanta however, it is colder here t
of certificates of appreciation for some really incredible work done by both civilian and two of our san francisco police officers. i see family members here. so we're going to do that. but before i do that, before he gets here, i want to make an announcement, something i'm proud of. our own dr. marshall, who is the president of the mega boys club and is on our commission will have to leave early to catch a flight tomorrow. he's been summoned to the white house to be part of a panel dealing with gun violence. he just found out about that. so if he's a little late, he's working on the arrangements. that's an incredible honor for one of our police commissioners. he ran a gun buy back program and we had a great conversation today about gun violence. he will share those thoughts with the vice president. so we're very honored and proud. when he gets here, a little round of applause. without further ado, call line item 1. >> the clerk: presentation of certificates of appreciation, action. mr. halloway, and officers matthew cloud and stephen gritsch. >> thank you, mr. president, commissioners, chief biel
hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a 26-year- old man. police say around 5:30, the driver was struck by at least one bullet and crashed. the driver was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. the shooter remains at-large. police are asking anyone with any information on the shoot shooting to contact them. >>> the vallejo police say a string of events led them tie woman who claims she was kidnapped at gunpoint in oakland and then forced into prostitution by a vallejo couple. police say 31-year-old james thomas and his girlfriend seen here, 20-year-old xavieria laney are being healed on suspiction of king county forcible kidnapping and forcible pimping. witnesses say thomas left the scene in a white mustang and he was later located at a home on kentucky street and at that home an adult woman said she had been kidnapped and forced into prostitution. >>> a water-main break caused troubles in san leandroo. the breaker was first reported around 4:20 this afternoon. san leandro police had to shut down the road
. and the rainbow world fun and mayor lee. and the san francisco japanese-american community. all arranging this ceremony. this is actually my third time to be here to stage, to say a few words. the first time it was three years ago. and we celebrated the world champions of san francisco giants. and this year, as well. we have many things to celebrate, many things to cherish. including the second time in three years but at the same time, there are lots likes natural disasters. >> in 20 months, have passed since the tsunami in japan. and the theme of tonight, celebration has been one of the essential components of japan's role of habitation and construction. the open of the japanese people and the support of the international community has given our survival. japan is still on its way to recovery. but i wish once again, to thank you for your continued friendship and compassion. thank you very much. [ applause ] , thank you. >> our celebration tonight, demonstrates our community's dedication to this hope for world peace. love, acceptance, and and i hope that we will continue to create a trust
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
a legislative program before you. this program has been reviewed with the city and county of san francisco state legislative committee, including members of the board of supervisors, as well as earlier this month we reviewed the program, the draft program with the sfmta's citizens' advisory committee that was a good opportunity to go over in detail the recommendations brand new before you today. just to quickly walk you through some of the priorities here. starting with the coming year to deal with. our staff is preparing briefing materials so that they are familiar with the issues of the sfmta and our understanding of the broader realm of responsibilitis that this agency now has. the rest of the program here really focuses on the future in the coming year, discussions on plans for san francisco's implementation of the recently approved vlf legislation at the state level. i will make a note ever that for the portion of your conversation this afternoon on the state picture. we'll also anticipate a number of contracts going to the board in the coming year, as well as grants that need to be approve
that the station may not open for another half hour. we're live in san leandro. abc7 news. >> san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree has met with police in their investigation into an alleged sexual assault. crabtree has not been detained or arrested. police say the alleged incident happened last sunday morning at a san francisco hoe tale few hours after the 49ers playoff victory of the green bay packers. his attorney says he player is fully cooperating with police. >> 49er fans are not letting the news about crabtree get them down. mike shumann is live in atlanta with a look at the excitement. and work getting on the field, shu. >> mike: thank you, ai ama. 72,000 people will be here tomorrow for the game. 49ers fans flying flying in in droves. seeing familiar jerseys on the streets. the x factor will be colin kaepernick. the biggest game of his life, and who better to find out if they agree with me than 49 fans walking the street of the atl. >> he is playing out of his mind. i feel bad for alex a little bit, but he is a gamebreaker. >> are you worried about having a letdown? >> colin
landscape architect in gardner with specialty of the native plants of san francisco. works exclusively in returning front yards to its original health, huge volunteer effort. what is most important about that is he doesn't entirely with his bicycle. we want more people who do the business on a bicycle, especially landscape design and architecture. he lives what he walks. he is a wonderful community member i would like to support his nomination, and urges appointment. think is so much. >> thank you so much. seeing none public comment is closed. (gavel) colleagues, we typically ask for appointments to the present. but it is as a reappointment. is there a motion? >> i move the nominee to come on board. >> we have a nomination, mr. allen to the full board. was recommendation. we have a second and can do that without opposition. >> item 3 appointing board members to appeal boards number one. there are four seats, five applicants. >>i do understand that one of the candidates, alberto rios has withdrawn his application. we have four seats and four applicants. we have several of the candidate
board approved the san francisco bike plan. the adequacy of the environmental impact report supporting this approval was challenged in an appeal to the board of supervisors and an action in superior court. in 2010, the san francisco superior court ruled in the city's favor. the challengers appealed this ruling to the california court of appeals. just the california court of appeals issued a decision upholding the trial court's conclusion that the eir was adequate in all respects. the court also identified some minor technical problems with the approval process. the city attorney's office is evaluating those issues. we expect they can be resolved soon and without disruption to the sfmta's bicycle program. >> mr. yee, before you go on, i have been advised by the city attorney, this is something that we can't discuss today because it's not agendized. so we could at the next meeting in february, is that right? thank you go ahead, mr. yee? >> instructor: would like to introduce a couple of new senior staff, which you have personally be able to greet a few minutes earlier. i'm pleased to
championship game. i'm ama daetz. we're live from san francisco with more on the fan excitement. reporter: san francisco hopes its team strikes got at tomorrow's championship game. tonight the city showing its 49er pride, from the ferry building to the embarcadero center. fans are saying, go niners. >> oh, yeah, it's mt. . >> jonah drove from sacramento to buy more 49ers gear at the nfl college shop at pier 39. he is so excited about sunday's game he can barely stand it. >> i'm pumped. i can't -- i'm pumped. reporter: the store was mobbed with fans wanting anything red and gold. >> go niners! >> jan knows she'll be yelling at the tv come gametime. >> go! >> i'll be yelling, move it! he can move it. and go back, go back, and then he starts running, and run it all the way in love to see that. reporter: pete's tavern is gearing up for the big game. this sports bar opens at 9:00 a.m. and employees expect fans will be lined up waiting to get in. >> jam-packed full of people, and hopefully in good cheer. sometimes we got fans that are not happy. >> the king of thai in north beach will open earl, res
voluntarily met with san francisco police before he boarded a mid afternoon flight to atlanta. police say the sexual allegation involves crabtree inside a san francisco hotel early sunday morning. the day after the 49ers beat the packers. crabtree was not detained or arrested. he's willing to meet with police if they have additional questions for him. this is what his lawyer released in a statement from earlier today. on friday, january 18, 2013, michael voluntarily met with the san francisco police department and provided a statement. michael fully cooperated with the inspectors and will continue to do so throughout the investigation. out of respect and integrity for the process, we have no further comment at this time. as you mentioned, chris, once again michael crabtree has not spoken to reporters. at this point the 49ers have not made him available to talk to reporters. if that was the case, most likely he would be expected to talk football. later in sports, we'll preview the nfc championship game. we'll have a live report from atlanta. >> hard not to get distracted. >>> the hostage c
the currents. from the air and the water, rescue crews from the coast guard and the san francisco fire department search for a group of surfers reported missing around 12:30 this afternoon. >> made contact with surf who had been in the water. >> reporter: the surfers were catching waves behind the cliff restaurant this is cell phone video shot by a surfer taking a break on the dash surfer take -- shot by a surfer taking a break. >> we had visual on them early on. there was confusion as to whether three or four of the surfers had been successfully brought to the beach. >> reporter: with three of the surfers unaccounted for, searchers started to help others for their help. by 2:00, all the surfers missing had been accounted for. tonight all four of those riders are safe and unharm. the coast guard says while out on the water today the crews asked ocean beach surfers to head into shore for their own safety. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we now go to mark toe my yay for the high wind advisory. >> our -- our buoy reports shore, you can see them around 7 to 9 feet but the surf is pick
of the participants who did give their zip code noting about 15 percent of the respondents were not san francisco residents or indicated they were not san francisco residents. these were some of the findings. this chart shows the choices that participants made when they created their budgets. the choices they made about investing in operations and maintenance. the dark blue bars show the choices about investments in transit operations and maintenance. the height of the bar is a percentage of respondents made the choice. 80 percent chose to increase the amount of investment in transit operations and maintenance. that was a clear direction. >> where they weighed the same? operations and maintenance? >> they were the same. street operations and maintenance. i operate this that perhaps the recent passage of street bonds, in prop aa, there was more satisfaction in the level of investment in street maintenance. >> do we have a sense of who were actual transit riders? >> we did not ask the question. i don't know. the map certainly, we did have somewhat more respondents from the central part of san f
klapper joins us live in san francisco for what you have dubbed fanticipation, kira. >> yes. it came to me when i spoke to you about an hour ago. the anticipation of fans but then i googled it and it looks like other people have used the word previously. so i can take credit for that. but thank you, carolyn, for giving it to me. here this morning the ferry building is ill illuminated in red behind me. the coit tower was lit up but it's off for the rest of the morning, it appears. but the city is decorated and fans are decorating themselves. we have video from yesterday when fans were buying anything red and gold that exist ted store at the college shop, nfl college shop on pier 39. one fan knows exactly what she will be yelling when the tv is on today on game day. and then get this. we ran into former raiders linebacker jeff barns. he was signing autographs and showing off his two super bowl rings. well, even he is excited for the 49ers spreading that bay area love. >> we know the 49ers are a great team and i'm happy that the 49ers are winning. if the raiders can't win, we want the 49ers t
. the forecast in a minute. >> it will be a great game. >> high expectations from san francisco. the san francisco 49ers are one game away from the super bowl. >> and it is 8:30 a.m. on sunday, january january 20th. thank you for joining us. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. we have a lot of new to cover in the next hour. the council member, the latest addition to the group will be here. >> and we will be talking to the housing market as housing prices finally started to rise. what does that mean for sellers and buyers? we have an expert in the studio to discuss that. plus so many things going on. the big game, the 49ers, and the mavericks at moon bay. we will preview it for you. >> and president obama officially begins his second term just before 9:00 a.m. this morning. >> yes. >> he will have a private ceremony and swearing in. the public swearing in the tomorrow. >> on the latest poll according to cbs news new york times he is heading into his 2nd term with a preview rating of 51%. his highest rating was 68% in april of 2009. so, vice president biden was sworn in for hi
the mayors of san jose, san francisco and oakland, who are already at the capitol for the u-s conference of mayors. they're all extending their stay to witness president obama take the oath of office. and as we mentioned, kron four will carry tomorrow's public ceremony live. its scheduled to start at 8- 30 monday morning. and we'll also have the inaugural parade live on our 24-7 bay area news channel - starting at 10-35. a developing story out of the east bay this morning. where there's been a fatal shooting outside the bayfair bart station in san leandro. police say a 40-year old man was killed. and a woman was also hit by gunfire saturday afternoon. authorities expect the woman to recover. the attack happened in broad daylight, and authorities want to reassure transit riders about their safety. >> we are always concerned whether or not anny shooting happens, on bart property or not. this is not a typical occurrence. >> police have detained one suspect in the shooting. they're also reviewing interviewing witnesses. >> now to the big showdown between the niners and the kickoff is at noon
call off ocean beach today. san francisco fire and the coast guard helped rescue the surfers stuck in strong rip tides. the waters made it difficult to locate the surfers. the coast guard helicopter found one of them. another man suffered a shoulder injury but the surf surfer managed to paddle back on his own. >> the bay area coastline is under a high surf advisory through 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. swells are expected to increase over the weekend. the waves are a welcome sight for 24 surfers competing in the mavericks invitational tomorrow morning off the coast of half moon bay. we'll have a live report tomorrow at 5:00. >>> san francisco 49ers' wide receiver michael crabtree has volunteer tear live met with police in their investigation into an alleged sexual assault. crabtree has not been detained or arrested. police say the alleged incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel a few hours after he 49ers playoff game against green bay. right now crabtree is in atlanta with the team, gearing up for tomorrow's show down with the falcons. fans say the accusation is surpri
. >> i am jeff knoll, i work as an inspector for the san francisco health department. i'm not here representing the city. i am here as a coffee drinker. i am in and out of restaurants regularly, and instead of standing in line at a restaurant, i would rather grab a quick cup of good coffee at expresso subito. >> my name is lynn person and i have lived and worked in san francisco for the last 29 years. i'm a business person in downtown and i guess i'm repeating a little bit of what he just said. this grab and go service, these trucks, this mobile truck industry is very valuable. it's a needed service for business people like myself. i will at times, when i have time frequent the restaurants and the coffee shops downtown. i have meetings and he use their internet and sit and have coffee there when i have time. when i don't, those trucks are a valuable service and i think that permit should be uphold. >> next speaker, please. >> good evening commissioners, my name is robert bookbinder; i had a long career at the san francisco water department, 25 years. i am recently roo tired. i s
suspended which came from the san francisco police department, the police department requires 600' distance, which the police department actually uses a measuring wheel to wheel off for their validation. this has been the practice of the police department. and the department of public works sees no reason to establish another way of evaluating these distances. it would not be possible for staff to walk through buildings and what not. it must be a walking distance for us to accurately determine the distances. there was a question again going back to like foods. we have people suggesting that in the morning, all they serve is coffee and that is competition as it relates to like food. however, as stated previously, again, in our order, as to established guidelines, we determine like food by looking at the totality of the menu in order to be fair and consistent. otherwise, there is no way for the department to make that evaluation. we literally have to send someone out there and stand there for different timeframes, in order to make that determination. that would not be propriety. appropriate
to come. we're live in san francisco, abc7 news. >> ama: coit tower looks spectacular in red. mike shumann is in atlanta for tomorrow's big game. he caught up if with some fans. >> i mean, he's a game-breaker. >> are you nervous he'll have the one game, the letdown? >> no. not really. >> collin kaepernick is going to run all over them. not a question. he made the green bay packers look like they war college football team. >> cap is 6-2 this season, including last week's win over the packers, even falcon fans like his game. >> i actually like kaepernick. >> you do? >> how does that work? >> i can admire a person for his talent. i mean, i still expect to give them the beatdown. >> are you worried about collin kaepernick? >> i am. he is coming on strong. so if we can get him flustered early. >> he rallied strong and led his team to victory. >> atlanta's x factor is former niner coach mike nolan, now in charge of the falcons defense. >> i'm worried because mike nolan is the defensive coordinator. so i have apprehensions for that. other than that, we're too talented. >> mike: who's got it bette
for the sixth time. kira klapper joins us live in san francisco. good morning, kira. >> good morning, carolyn. the fan friendszy is already in full swing, of course, in anticipation of today's game. can we call it fantiwipation? is that a word. the ferry building is lit up behind me in red. but let's get to the fans. yesterday we saw fans buying up anything red and gold that they could at the nfl college shop at pier 39. the store was just mobbed. one fan we spoke with knows exactly what she will be yelling at the tv come game time today. >> oh! oh! more! i will yell at moore. he can move it. ask kaepernick goes back, go back, go back, and he starts running, run it all way in! we love to see that. >> that is enthusiasm. pietrus's tavern in the nabbing can tina are gearing up for the big game. the sports bars on king street open at 9:00 a.m. employees expect fans will be lined up this morning wait to go get in. and north beach they will be open early. and reservations are already booked solid. carolyn, just seven hours to go. a little less than seven hours to go but who is downing in reporting
from outside one of san francisco's favorite sports bars where the 49er faithful are gathering. kira? >> that's right, carolyn. good morning to you. people are already here. i mean, that is dedication. pete's tavern behind me and pedro's cantina are here. they just opened at 9:00 a.m. i don't know, 60 seconds ago. there was a line of about 20 people right out here in front of pete's and about ten people in front of pedro's. now they are inside getting ready for the game. let's show you, about 15 minutes ago we shot this video as they were preparing for the crowds. they are expecting a packed house today. a sea of red and gold. they are having some specials. we grabbed two guys on their ways at pete's. they got up at six this morning to prepare for the game. they have been weight for this day all year since the 49ers lost in last year's nfc title game. >> heartbreaking, right? >> heartbreaking, yeah. hopefully this year will be our year. >> i think it will be a close game and we should win at the end for sure. >> let's hope so, right? a niners win with mean their sixth trip to the sup
everything provided by the airport. the san francisco fire department operates three stations here. we are solely responsible for emergency incidents in and around the airport. many of the members of the san francisco fire department assigned to the airport are here today. i thank you for your dedication and professionalism. there are a lot of people think. we are very proud to be standing here today and cutting the ribbon. it will be a facility that we will use often. hopefully primarily for training, but we will be ready and anticipate any water-related emergencies. this will assist us in getting to the scene, assisting our partners in the coast guard more readily. i would also like to acknowledge it architects, engineers, and builders of this fund facility. we have a five member commission. all of them have supported our efforts not only in the city, but at the international airport. thank you for being here. also, with our partners in the police department. thank you so much. we worked as a team here at the airport, with all of the members of the airport. team worked in the arena o
on his mind right now. he's got this big situation going on here in san francisco. he wants his name cleared of any wrongdoing. and yesterday, crabtree voluntarily met with san francisco police before he boarded a mid-afternoon flight to atlanta. police say the sexual assault allegation involves crabtree inside a san francisco hotel early sunday morning, the day after the 49ers beat the green bay packers. crabtree was not detained or arrested. this is what his lawyer had to say today. he released this statement saying, "on friday, january 18, 2013, michael crabtree voluntarily met with san francisco police department and provided a statement. michael fully cooperated with the inspectors and will continue to do so throughout the investigation out of respect and integrity for the process. we have no further comment at this time." as you mentioned earlier, he did not talk to any reporters since the news came out. chances are he will talk after the nfc championship game tomorrow. we're not for sure exactly if he will talk regarding this case. crabtree is expected to play against the falc
francisco for participating in a street gang. he was on probation and transferred if sa san mateo couy and he was arrested in his group home with the shotgun in his possession. the suspect was then charged three counts of attempted murder, two counts ever murder, one count of participating in criminal street gang and one count of felon in possession of a loaded gun. lead investigators in this case, the major crimes unit, homicide and gang task force has the actual incident that resulted in this death. they're being supported by mission station, ournéj"s÷ patrl units, major accident team and others. on january 5, our officers from southern station, working in collaboration with pg&e were able to make a very outstanding arrest on metal theft from copper wire on folsom street. it sells for $3 a pound. there were hundreds of pounds of metal that were attempting to be stolen. the suspect in custody was michael o'keefer, 55 years old. the officers recovered five high voltage copper wires, and a second suspect evaded police. on january 6, there was an incident i know many of us have heard a
told me they're named for san francisco's early famous ladies. (chuckling). >> i want to point out the building here at 660 mission street, which i believe is an unreinforced masonry building retrofitted, seismically upgraded. once it is seismically upgraded, it is safe, right? >> when you seismically upgrade it, it is to a standard it doesn't collapse, but it may not be reusable or repairable. >> it was an economic decision of how much money the city could afford versus the benefits to retrofit the buildings. >> we have done about 90% of the upgrade. the standard is low enough that in a major upgrade most will have to be replaced and we lose these beautiful buildings. many of the details are not what they appear to be. these are sheet metal details and trims. sheet metal cornices. san francisco was famous for the sheet metal work. when you go into the sheet metal shop, the whole front of the building is made of sheet metal. that is pacific? no, powell. >> i trick on how you can date old brick buildings, after the '06 earthquake they made windows with steel plates. before that ea
. the station was closed all afternoon, catching many riders by surprise. >> i'm trying to go to san francisco airport to work so now i have to report i'm going to be late. >> i'm on it every week, so it is a little scary. >> reporter: police say there were witnesses and they are hoping surveillance video taken on a nearby transit bus may give them some clues. last month there was another b- a-r-t shooting, this one at the pittsburgh bay point station. but police say crimes like this are still rare. >> we don't have a an of shootings whether it be in daylight or nighttime. so this is atypical. >> and even that hour police say they are still talking to witness and gathering evidence. there was a second crime scene where they found some evidence in a nearby residential neighborhood. they won't release what that was. they have established a anonymous tip line at 510-464- 7011. live in san leandro. cbs 5. >>> another fate aol shooting in -- another fatal shooting in san francisco at fillmore and gary streets. after being hit, the man crashed into a parked car. the gunman who witnesses say was wear
of my birth. san francisco. after 25 years of being away on the east coast. and i am truly honored to have this opportunity to return and serve the people of san francisco by serving in the role of communications director at sfmta. so i'm looking forward to working with you and the sfmta staff and the people of this great city to ensure that we have great and wonderful choices available to all people here. >> thank yous miss su and welcome. glad you are here. miss jean baptiste. >> good afternoon chairman and members of the board. i also am really honored to be part of the team here. i was just thrilled to be returning to the mta. when i was here ten years ago, it was a smaller organization, still very large, but a larger organization. what i have been struck by in last month that i have been back is the sheer breadth and scope of the work that we do and the services that we deliver on a day to day basis is very impressive. i have also been very impressed with the talent and quality of the staff at the agency and the level of the commitment that people show to achieving our goa
.5 years. i have 28 years' experience as being a city employee with the city and county of san francisco, as a health inspector. regarding penalties for violations, we have a number of violations that we look for, and we fine people or suspend permits. most common violations are practitioners without proper attire, practitioners that don't have licenses and for violations of employeing unlicensed practitioners. those violations usually incur a fine of maybe $1,000 at the first offense and goes all the way up to $5,000 for the third repeat offense. in the two-year period, we keep track of those violations and when we find them, we bring them to the hearing, and appropriately request those penalties. in the case of illegal activities such as prostitution, the fines are a little more stringent and it gives us the opportunity to suspend or revoke permits, if there is prosecution. i'm here to answer questions >> my question is how often are suspensions given for these? >> probably in the last year or so, this is the first one we have suspended this year. we have closed a lot of facilities
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